PRGMEA welcomes EU decision to retain GSP plus status for two years

The Pakistan business community welcomes the European Union decision to retain the generalized system of preferences (GSP) plus status for two year. Under GSP+ Pakistani goods have duty-free access on 91 percent of EU tariff lines. The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) has stressed the need for an aggressive marketing plan, besides … More PRGMEA welcomes EU decision to retain GSP plus status for two years

Wearable Technology – Growth Opportunities after the Hype

The IDTechEx Wearable Europe conference and exhibition, to be held on 11-12 April in Berlin Germany, brings together the ecosystem global brands with leading edge technology developers, focussing on the commercial growth opportunities for wearable technology. In recent years wearable technology has created billion dollar markets, both in consumer products (such as smartwatches) and in … More Wearable Technology – Growth Opportunities after the Hype

Swiss Forbo Group’s 2017 full results

2017 – a year marked by one-off effects Forbo increased net sales significantly in 2017 amid challenging market conditions. It again improved operating profit before one-off costs despite higher raw material prices. Both divisions were instrumental in this success. An investigation by the French antitrust authorities that has been going on for several years concerning … More Swiss Forbo Group’s 2017 full results

Luthai Textile partners with Invista

Luthai Textile, one of the market leader in apparel textile from China, with strong business relationship globally, has been recording a steadily growing demand for its high-quality fabric products in China, and in over 30 export markets around the world, attributes the company’s success to speed in commercialising carefully researched innovations, and to close working … More Luthai Textile partners with Invista

Likely Developments in China-US trade relations in the midterm elections year: Investigations and Altercations

The research arm of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council comments the Chinese-US Trade relations under the viewpoint of President Trump’s duty threat. Guest author is Louis Chan, Assistant Principal Economist of HKTDC Research Trade tensions are heightening between the US and many of its largest trade partners. While this extends to its almost traditional … More Likely Developments in China-US trade relations in the midterm elections year: Investigations and Altercations